The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture, AVEK, is giving away a prize 2000 euros in the form of Loikka Award for the best dance film chosen by the international jury. With the donation AVEK wishes to show thanks to Loikka festival celebrating its anniversary as well as to encourage professional dance filmmakers to new accomplishments.
AVEK is a promoter of independent audiovisual productions focusing on documentary films, short films and short animations. AVEK supports the further education of professionals on audiovisual fields, development of audiovisual expression, Finnish audiovisual export and also festivals and events. AVEK operates in connection with the Finnish copyright organisation Kopiosto.
Loikka Awards ceremony will be held in Kino Andorra on Sunday 8th of April at 7:30 PM. The awards are the main Loikka Award of 2000 € given to the best film chosen by the international jury, Loikka Youth Award given in collaboration with Malakta Lab, and Loikka Audience Award, an honorary award given to the best film voted by the festival audience. In addition to this, the Finnish 60secondsdance favouries will be awarded at the same ceremony.